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146: Raina Telgemeier's Smile

8/15/2018
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I'm joined by my granddaughter Madison to discuss Raina Telgemeier's wonderful graphic novel Smile. This is a book that Madison introduced me to and we had a lovely conversation about it. What did you think of this book? Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for listening!

Duration:01:08:15

145: DC's New Age of Heroes: The Unexpected

8/8/2018
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I complete my review of DC’s New Age of Heroes initiative by talking about The Unexpected #1 (and a bit of #2) by Ryan Sook, Cary Nord, Steve Orlando, Mick Gray, Wade von Grawbadger, FCO Plascencia, Carlos M. Mangual, Dave Weilgosz, and Katie Kubert. What did you think of this new series? Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for...

Duration:00:34:57

The Legion Project 8: To Destroy a World!

8/1/2018
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Presenting a joint podcast production with Peter from The Daily Rios podcast (where you can also listen and subscribe to The Legion Project), where we will discuss, issue by issue, the 1984 Legion of Super-Heroes (volume 3) series affectionately known as the "Baxter run". In this episode, we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes #8, "To Destroy a World!". To save the universe, the Legionnaires inflict nuclear destruction on a sun-eater factory, and someone attempts to murder a descendant of...

Duration:01:46:08

144: Breaking Late News - Late July 2018 Edition

7/25/2018
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Travis (https://www.youtube.com/user/oddfellowsthoughts and https://twitter.com/the_gaunt_man) joins me to discuss all the comic book news from the last two months that caught our attention. Also, San Diego Comic Con news! And the Eisner Awards! Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for listening! Video version:...

Duration:02:09:48

143: July 2018 Previews

7/18/2018
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George Hanna of the still defunct George and Tony Entertainment Show joins me to go over the July 2018 Previews catalog for items shipping starting in September. Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for listening! Links: http://www.relmnetwork.com/gatenthttps://twitter.com/GeorgeandTony

Duration:02:28:05

142: Never Stay Dead (Podcast)

7/11/2018
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I chat with Damian and Matt about their podcast Never Stay Dead. After we swap comic book origin stories, the guys tell me why they started this podcast and what it is they talk about on their show. Please listen and subscribe to their show! Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for...

Duration:01:24:14

The Legion Project 7: A Choice of Dooms

6/27/2018
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Presenting a joint podcast production with Peter from The Daily Rios podcast (where you can also listen and subscribe to The Legion Project), where we will discuss, issue by issue, the 1984 Legion of Super-Heroes (volume 3) series affectionately known as the "Baxter run". In this episode, we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes #7, "A Choice of Dooms", wherein the "lost" Legionnaires make a pivotal decision and we get the denouement of Lightning Lass's story. Timestamps: (00:43) Preamble,...

Duration:01:57:59

141: DC's New Age of Heroes: Immortal Men #1

6/20/2018
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I continue my review of DC’s New Age of Heroes initiative by talking about Immortal Men #1 by Jim Lee, Ryan Benjamin, James Tynion IV, Scott Williams, Richard Friend, Jeremiah Skipper, Alex Sinclair, Carlos M. Mangual, Jessica Chen, Katie Kubert, and Jamie S Rich. What did you think of this new series? Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple...

Duration:00:32:00

140: Breaking Late News - June 2018 Edition

6/13/2018
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Travis (https://www.youtube.com/user/oddfellowsthoughts) joins me to discuss all the comic book news from the last two months that caught our attention. Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for listening! Video version: https://youtu.be/GEDlD-yT8Ls

Duration:01:51:38

The Gutters: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Commentary

6/6/2018
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As promised (threatened?), here is my Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan commentary. The movie was released on June 4, 1982, 36 years ago this week. Pop in your Director's Cut DVD and follow along as I talk through one of my--and arguably, everyone's--favorite Star Trek films. The Gutters are audio posts about my life outside and in between the pages of comic books. Previous The Gutters posts: https://longboxreview.com/tag/gutters/

Duration:02:04:26

139: Action Comics #1000

5/30/2018
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To celebrate 80 years of my favorite superhero, Superman, I talk about my love of the character and all of the stories in Action Comics #1000! Great Scott! Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for listening! Action Comics #1000 podcast commentaries: Never Stay Dead Wednesday ComicsComic Geek Speak

Duration:00:49:33

138: May 2018 Previews

5/23/2018
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George Hanna of the still defunct George and Tony Entertainment Show joins me to go over the May 2018 Previews catalog, which includes the new DC Previews, for items shipping starting in July. Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for listening! Links: http://www.relmnetwork.com/gatenthttps://twitter.com/GeorgeandTony

Duration:02:31:41

The Legion Project 6: Silver Linings

5/16/2018
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Presenting a joint podcast production with Peter from The Daily Rios podcast (where you can also listen and subscribe to The Legion Project), where we will discuss, issue by issue, the 1984 Legion of Super-Heroes (volume 3) series affectionately known as the "Baxter run". In this episode, we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes #6, which is a spotlight on Lightning Lass titled "Silver Linings". Time Stamps: (00:42) Preamble and listener feedback (15:34) Legion of Super-Heroes issue 6...

Duration:01:47:12

137: Rough Riders Creative Team Chat

5/10/2018
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Listen to this very special episode to find out how cohost George (of the still defunct George and Tony Entertainment Show) was able to initiate a gathering of the creative team of Adam Glass, Patrick Olliffe, Gabe Eltaeb, and Sal Cipriano who are responsible for the Aftershock comic Rough Riders. Thanks to those four talented gentlemen for agreeing to be a part of the show and sharing their thoughts about making Rough Riders, working together, and more. Special thanks to Lisa Wu,...

Duration:01:43:43

The Gutters: Star Trek: Discovery

5/2/2018
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I talk about the first season of the latest Star Trek television series, Star Trek: Discovery. Discover if I thought the new series lived up to the promise of Star Trek. What did you think about this bold, new take? The Gutters are audio posts about my life outside and in between the pages of comic books. Previous The Gutters posts: https://longboxreview.com/tag/gutters/

Duration:00:59:27

136: DC's New Age of Heroes: Terrifics #1

4/18/2018
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I continue my review of DC’s New Age of Heroes initiative by reviewing Terrifics #1 by Ivan Reis, Jeff Lemire, Joe Prado, Marcelo Maiolo, and Tom Napolitano. After a brief overview of the issue, I talk about my observations and answer some questions from Twitter. Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:43:52

135: Breaking Late News - April 2018 Edition

4/11/2018
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Travis (https://www.youtube.com/user/oddfellowsthoughts) joins me to discuss all the comic book news from the last month that's caught our attention. Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for listening! Links: Video version: https://youtu.be/xf-5xcxVKGENever Stay Dead podcast: http://neverstaydead.podbean.com/Untold Talks of...

Duration:02:27:43

134: Retro Review: The Brave and the Bold #182

4/4/2018
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Pulled from the longbox, I talk about one of my favorite issues in my collection: The Brave and the Bold #182 (cover date January 1982). Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via Apple podcasts. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:49:06

The Legion Project 5: Eye for an Eye pt. 5

3/28/2018
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Presenting a joint podcast production with Peter from The Daily Rios podcast (where you can also listen and subscribe to The Legion Project), where we will discuss, issue by issue, the 1984 Legion of Super-Heroes (volume 3) series affectionately known as the "Baxter run". In this episode, we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes #5, the fifth part of the "Eye for an Eye" story that ends with another death, sweeping change, and lingering questions. Time Stamps: (00:44) Preamble, Legion news,...

Duration:01:54:27

133: DC's New Age of Heroes: Sideways #1

3/21/2018
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I continue my review of DC's New Age of Heroes initiative by reviewing Sideways #1 by Kenneth Rocafort, Dan DiDio, Justin Jordan, Daniel Brown, and Carlos M. Mangual. After a brief overview of the issue, I talk about my observations and answer some questions from Twitter (thanks to @jpooch21, @GeorgeandTony, and @peterjrios!). Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, and visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the...

Duration:00:27:26